Manchester United’s Old Trafford will be bigger than Wembley
Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium will be the biggest in England after 20,000 new seats are added to the 75,000 capacity stadium. The venue will be more than double the size of Anfield, home of United's great rivals Liverpool, and Chelsea's Stamford Bridge, both of which hold less than 45,000 fans.
It will also be bigger than Wembley, the 90,000-seat England national stadium, and second only to Barcelona's Nou Camp in European soccer. United will play Barcelona in this season's Uefa Champions League final as the club seeks to retain the trophy it won for the third time last season.
United are also overwhelming favourites to win the Premier League title for the third time in a row, and what would be the club's 11th title since the launch of the Premier League in 1992.
"There is a strategic plan for the stadium," said George Johnstone, United's group property manager. "It is not our intention to stand still."
- Overall value: US$20 million
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